Sanchez and Holmes can’t seen to get on the same page, according to Rich Cimini of ESPN NY … but why is that?
One of the biggest mysteries of the Jets’ season is the lack of chemistry between QBMark Sanchez and WR Santonio Holmes. They’ve played 26 games together, including playoffs, and sometimes they look like they’re still in their first minicamp. Sanchez has completed only 51.4 percent of his passes to Holmes (37 out of 72), a shockingly low number when you consider we’re talking about mostly high-percentage throws. Both players say all the right things, how they’re trying to work through it. Maybe last week’s game-winning TD will turn out to be the slump-buster.
I think that it’s a few things, but I think the most important point is that teams are rolling coverage to Holmes over Plax the majority of the time. More often than not, Holmes is in a difficult place to catch balls in bracketed coverage, and so the numbers don’t bear out well for them. Of course Sanchez is still tryin